Maintaining a Healthy Work Life Balance While on the Road

Maintaining a Healthy Work Life Balance While on the Road https://youtu.be/xxiPxaSugJ8 Waking up next to your partner, in the warmth of their presence. Your child’s infectious giggles filling up the room. Scrambled eggs on toast, made just the way you like. And your loyal cat perched contently on your lap. These simple joys at home […]

The Days are Getting Shorter

The Days are Getting Shorter The Days are Getting Shorter And Colder If you’ve been putting off needed truck maintenance, you had better take care of it now. If you continue to neglect your truck for whatever reason, believe it or not, your health may be at risk. For example, if your truck breaks down […]

Truck Drivers and CBD

Truck Drivers and CBD Truck Drivers and CBD Your job as a Commercial Driver Licence holder is essential to consumers and the economy. You as a truck driver must always be sharp and at your best when driving with or without a load of freight. Highways are crowded with traffic, safety is your number one […]

Meals and Wheels

Meals and Wheels Work First, Nutrition Later If you think nutrition is not important for you as a truck driver, you are wrong, dead wrong. Ignoring nutrition and forming bad habits can shorten your life by 12 to 20 years, especially if you run long haul. We know, you must deliver the freight on time, […]

Trucking With Depression

Trucking With Depression Facts on Depression To tell it like it is, depression is a form of mental illness. Studies show that truck drivers are more likely to be affected by it than the general populations of both Canada and the United States.  Depression is a common mental disorder. Globally, an estimated 5% of the […]

Take Time Off, Truck Drivers

Take Time Off, Truck Drivers Take Time Off, Truck Drivers No matter who you are, if you’re a truck driver, your life is filled with stress. Stress can kill you. It happens to truck drivers far too often. Truck driver stress affects your family’s lives too. You might be carrying on driving your life away […]

Understanding and Using the Split Sleeper Rule

Understanding and Using the Split Sleeper Rule Understanding and Using the Split Sleeper Rule Many truck drivers fail to acknowledge how to use the split sleeper provision to their advantage. It is designed to make them more productive and safer drivers on the highways. When first introduced it gave drivers the option to split their […]

Vacation

Vacation When’s the last time you were able to take a real vacation? When you finally clocked out, how often were you checking your phone to make sure an emergency didn’t pop up that required your attention? Were you even able to leave the area knowing you’d have to go in to save the day […]

About SAP

About SAP About SAP Few things in life are certain, aside from death and taxes. One other certainty is that alcohol and illicit drugs don’t mix with trucking. That’s why the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) created the Substance Abuse Professionals program (SAP) for truck drivers. Don’t Let Boredom Affect Your Control Truck driving […]

Tips for Staying Awake on Long Shifts

Truck driver tired at the wheel

Tips for Staying Awake on Long Shifts Transport drivers spend long shifts that can legally last up to ten hours in a day or night, or a combination of the two into part of a night and part of a day. Besides driving, a shift will include such on-duty   tasks as loading, or unloading during […]